J.L. Bainbridge & Company, Inc. recently hired D. Ryan Thompson, CPA, as vice president. Thompson, a third generation Sarasota native, will be responsible for prospective client identification and portfolio management. He will also provide expert tax advice and participate in the identification and review of companies and instruments considered for investment.
Thompson comes to J.L. Bainbridge from a certified public accounting firm, where he consulted in tax planning engagements, complex corporate pension strategies and international considerations for resident taxpayers. He graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2012 with degrees in accounting and economics.
“We’re excited to welcome Ryan to J.L. Bainbridge,” said Jerry Bainbridge, president and founder of the firm. “He brings a wealth of financial planning knowledge, and we are confident that he will be a great addition to our highly experienced team.”
Thompson is an active part of the community and serves as treasurer of the Downtown Sarasota Kiwanis Club.